NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man police say tried to rape a woman earlier this month in Midtown is now under arrest.
Aaron Baker, 22, was taken into custody Tuesday on charges of attempted rape, sex abuse and attempted sex abuse.READ MORE: NYPD: 2 Gunman Wanted After 10 Shot Outside Queens Laundromat
Police say he tried to rape a 27-year-old woman around 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 5 near 33rd Street and Madison Avenue.READ MORE: COVID In New York: Mask Mandates Not Being Re-Imposed Just Yet As Concern Grows Over Delta Variant
Baker allegedly grabbed the victim by her throat, pushed her against a storefront gate and pulled down his pants.MORE NEWS: NYPD: 3 Shot In Washington Heights, No Arrests
The woman was able to break free and was treated for minor cuts to her head.